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Morning Wire: Gun regulations, NIL rights, Re-opening the Canadian border

Thank you to new members who are putting wind in our sails! These include Lisa Macfarlane, Kelsey Christensen-Abel, Renee Radcliff Sinclair, and Thomas Hall. We...Read More

Canadian border agents consider strike amid talk of border reopening

Last Thursday, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) said its workers will start strike votes this Wednesday, further complicating the reopening process of the...Read More

Recent UW and DOH study states WA Notify has saved lives

Researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently announced they believe the Washington Exposure...Read More

Senators Murray, Portman, and King introduce bipartisan legislation to close digital divide, promote digital equity

[Thursday], U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), and Senator Angus King...Read More

Northwest Progressive Institute finds American Rescue Plan popular in Washington

In a recent survey, the Northwest Progressive Institute found that the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan is popular among Washingtonians. The survey states that 60%...Read More

Gonzaga’s Mark Few testifies before Sen. Cantwell and Senate Committee over NIL legislation

Wednesday morning, Gonzaga University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mark Few testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee over Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)...Read More

Attorney General’s lawsuit orders debt collectors to compensate Washington consumers

Tuesday morning the Office of Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced debt collectors Machol & Johannes, LLC must return about $475,000 to Washington consumers. A consent...Read More

Morning Wire: Q&A w/Sara Nelson, New lead reporter position, Wildfire season

This may be the calm before the storm. Thursday is the last published day on the US Supreme Court calendar to release opinions from its current term...Read More

We’re hiring for a State Government and Political Reporter. Want to join us?

We are looking to add to our reporting team at the Wire, and would love to have your help in finding another scribe to our...Read More

Q&A: Sara Nelson looks to bring public service and private sector experience to Seattle City Council

Sara Nelson, co-founder of Fremont Brewing and former policy advisor for Richard Conlin, is running for Seattle City Council. Nelson is campaigning for the at-large Position...Read More